Evaluating Government Programs
"The world is so full of a number of things..."
Pick a programs you know something about to see how the site works. Example: Food Stamps. The programs is performing moderately effectively. Purpose: "To alleviate hunger and improve nutrition by increasing food purchasing power of eligible low-income households." There's also a nutrition education goal. The program's own assessment shows participation rising from 54% of eligible households in 2002 to 56% in 2003, the most recent year for which data is complete. The overpayment error rate has fallen from 8.3% in 2002 to 5.9% in 2004.
Program Purpose & Design 80%
Strategic Planning 62%
Program Management 100%
Program Results/Accountability 67%
Program Funding Level (in millions)
Check it out with your favorite program.
(Cross posted at Five Wells)